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					                                                        Board of Supervisors
DESCRIPTION

The Board of Supervisors is a seven member body elected to four year terms by registered voters as
representatives of each of the County's seven magisterial districts. The Board of Supervisors has both
administrative and legislative responsibilities including, but not limited to, adopting the County budget; levying
County taxes; appropriating funds; approving and enforcing ordinances; and establishing policies and procedures
to efficiently and effectively improve the overall quality of life in Hanover County. In addition, the Board
appoints the positions of County Administrator, County Attorney, School Board members, Community Services
Board members, Social Services Board members, Pamunkey Regional Library Board members, and Planning
Commissioners, among others. Board meetings are held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month
(excluding July, August, and December) and are open to the general public. The Board provides residents with
open lines of communication with which to voice concerns and suggestions and produces the most cost effective
and efficient government services to Hanover residents.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

   - Provide high quality customer service, prioritizing essential services and emphasizing a well-supported
customer service oriented workforce
  - Provide for sound financial operations that emphasize efficiency in the delivery of services, stability in tax
rates, and a strong program of economic development; and,
  - Provide for planned growth of the County that includes practical initiatives in controlled growth as well as a
reliable strategy for the provision of necessary infrastructure.

SERVICE LEVELS                                     FY03       FY03          FY04          FY04          FY05
                                                  Budget      Actual       Budget        Forecast      Budget
Per capita cost of operating department              $5.02       $5.13        $3.83                  $    4.24
Adopt and Utilize an operating, Five Year
Capital Improvement Plan and Five Year
Financial Plan                                    4/10/2002   4/10/2002   4/9/2003   4/9/2003 4/14/2004
Maintain the minimum tax rate *               $        0.82 $      0.82 $     0.82 $     0.82 $    0.86

* Real estate tax rate per $100 of assessed value in each calendar year.

BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS

FY04

The decrease in the Board's budget is attributable to the turnover in staff salaries and fringe benefits category.
Operating expenses are down because the County does not anticipate issuing bonds in FY04 and will not incur the
associated expenses.

FY05

Salaries and fringe benefits increased due to higher VRS contributions and health insurance costs. Operating
expenditures increased due to additional funds for educational training, mileage reimbursement, and new funding
for the Heritage Day celebration.




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BUDGET SUMMARY

Expenditures
                                              FY03          FY03          FY04          FY05         Percent
Board of Supervisors:                        Budget         Actual       Budget        Budget        Change
Salaries and Fringe Benefits                $ 193,386     $ 186,208     $ 191,239     $ 219,560         14.8%
Operating Expenditures                        278,350        295,360      177,198       198,963         12.3%
Capital Outlay                                    -              -            -             -            0.0%
Total Expenditures                          $ 471,736     $ 481,568     $ 368,437     $ 418,522         13.6%

Revenue

Total Department Generated Revenue          $       -   $         -   $         -   $        -          0.0%
Generated Revenue Percent of Budget                0.0%          0.0%          0.0%         0.0%

Other General Fund Revenue                  $ 471,736 $ 481,568 $ 368,437 $ 418,522                    13.6%
Other General Fund Percent of Budget           100.0%    100.0%    100.0%    100.0%

Full-time Positions                                   1             1             1            1        0.0%
Part-time Positions                                   7             7             7            7        0.0%
Full-time Equivalents                               2.6           2.6           2.6          2.6        0.0%


FUTURE FUNDING ISSUES
                                              FY06          FY07          FY08          FY09
Expenditures                                  Plan          Plan          Plan          Plan
Salaries and Fringe Benefits                $ 228,781     $ 238,390     $ 248,402     $ 258,835
Operating Expenditures                        199,162       204,539       210,062       215,733
Capital Outlay                                    -             -          15,000           -
Total Planned Expenditures                  $ 427,943     $ 442,929     $ 473,464     $ 474,568

Revenue

Total Department Generated Revenue          $       -   $         -   $         -   $        -
Generated Revenue Percent of Budget                0.0%          0.0%          0.0%         0.0%

Other General Fund Revenue                  $ 427,943 $ 442,929 $ 473,464 $ 474,568
Other General Fund Percent of Budget           100.0%    100.0%    100.0%    100.0%

Full-time Positions                                   1             1             1            1
Part-time Positions                                   7             7             7            7
Full-time Equivalents                               2.6           2.6           2.6          2.6

The budget represents a maintenance level of funding. The $15,000 in capital outlay in FY08 is for
a citizen survey of County services.




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